February 21, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

West Babylon students help raise awareness for sick and hungry populations of the world

The West Babylon High School put on a special event for World Aids Day, performing skits that focused on tolerance, diversity and acceptance. More...

Police arrest Selden man for West Babylon bank robbery

Suffolk County Police arrested a Selden man Feb. 13 for the robbery of the Suffolk County National Bank branch , 955 Little East Neck Rd., West Babylon on Dec. 11, 2007. Major Case Investigations Unit detectives arrested Victor J. More...

Babylon Lions to host pancake breakfast

The Babylon Lions Club will host their annual pancake breakfast on Sun., March 2 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Babylon Grade School on Park Avenue in Babylon Village. Tickets are $5 per person and can be purchased at the door. More...

Special Sections

Schools/Sports

West Islip's mix-it-up day

Mix It Up Day - a time during which interaction across group lines in schools can help reduce prejudice and improve intergroup relations - was held in both of West Islip's middle schools. More...

Deer Park High School helps buddies in need

Deer Park High School kicked off Winter Concert Program by giving back to the community. The festively decorated cafeteria served as the backdrop for the Backpack Buddies Fundraising Spaghetti Dinner sponsored by the Chartwells Dining Service. More...

Three from W.I. sign baseball scholarship deals

Coveted West Islip High School varsity baseball players Patrick Cantwell, Steve Smith, and Nick Tropeano have made it official about where they will be going to college in the fall of 2008. More...

Events & Bulletin

THE BEACON'S CALENDAR OF EVENTS

The following are a list of public meetings and special events for the coming week: FRIDAY, February 22 •New Mothers' Support Group: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Good Samaritan Hospital, 1000 Montauk Highway, W. Islip. More...

West Babylon man promoted

Maj. Gen. Joseph J. Taluto, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capabilities for additional responsibility and leadership. More...

Our Lady of Lourdes host SCMEA Festival

Suffolk County Music Educator's Association (SCMEA) will be holding its annual SCMEA Festival Concert on March 8. A committee of Suffolk County music educators makes the final selection as to who will participate in the festival. More...

Legals - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE OF SALE SUPREME COURT: COUNTY OF SUFFOLK - U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR CREDIT SUISSE HEAT 2005-9 , Plaintiff, AGAINST HENRY MCKEY, ET AL., Defendant(s). More...

Former WB athlete named to SC Hall of Fame

Jonathan Reese, a former West Babylon High School lacrosse and football player who went on to play at Yale, was named recently to the Suffolk County Sports Hall of Fame. More...

Donald Wright, 55-year member of the Babylon Fire Department, dies

Services were held last week for Donald Wright, a 55- year volunteer with the Babylon Fire Department and a member of one of the oldest families in the Village. He was 80 years old. Mr. More...

Councilman Henry recognizes Scouts

Babylon Town Councilman Lindsey P. Henry was on hand to help honor fhree Cub Scouts at their blue and gold award ceremony. More...

W.I. teacher wins National award

National Board Certification has been awarded to one teacher in Suffolk County, and she's an instructor at Udall Road Middle School, West Islip. More...

Towns, Villages outside police district sue county for sales tax revenues

The Suffolk County legislature is expected to consider a bill this week to rescind a portion of the county charter requiring that the county's sales tax revenues be shared with the 19 Villages and Towns in the county that have their own police depa More...

 

People/Social

Success stories at ICC are no surprise

When Grumman laid off hundreds of Long Island employees, Richard DeBetta, who had worked on the lunar module, turned to Eastern Suffolk BOCES for employment. More...

Bay Shore's Unitarian Universalist Fellowship launches women's memoir writing workshop

Bay Shore's Unitarian Universalist Fellowship's Social Justice Committee has donated seed money to launch a new community writing workshop, bringing together women from all walks of life, including those recently released from prison. More...

Historical Society of Islip presents program

On Oct. 25, the Historical Society of Islip Hamlet presented a program by Eva Greguski, L.I. Museum, titled Preserving the Past: The Art of Charles Henry Miller. More...

Columnists - Free Access

Pets, Pets, Pets . .

Talk about bursting the Beagle bubble. Wed. More...

Obituaries

Einar Grell: world class fisherman from Babylon Village

Master saltwater fisherman and captain Einar "Doc" Grell loved the ocean and spent as much time as he could near it. More...

Opinion

Editorial

About baseball, bureaucrats and baloney

A few observations from the news recently. •Dear Andy, Roger Brian and all others involved in the baseball scandal, we'd like to offer you a coaching tip: come clean. More...

DRAWING CONCLUSIONS

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Presidential candidates should discuss war on terrorism

Dear Editor: I think that all softball questions should be removed from the Presidential debates. However, I disagree with anyone who thinks the Iraq War is pointless. More...













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